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2 month ago I bought klein cable cutter J 63050, just used a few times, got a little chip on the blade, I complained about it, they replaced it for me for free.
then last week I used it cutter 25mm2 copper wire, the blade got a few chips.
I complained again, they promise to replace again, also klein USA want a sample of the wire that I cut, I sent a sample to them.

it's a normal copper wire that is popularly used in new zealand, 25mm2, just little solid.
my foreman used his cutter ( "hero", a Japanese brand, very cheap) to cut the same wire, nothing happened.

anyone can give me some ideas?
 

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Yeah Toast!!
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I have a pair of them and they also chipped real fast. For now the only thing I use them for is to ring the insulation of larger conductors.
 

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I have the 63060 cutters and they have worked fine the last 5 years. I just don't beat them by cutting quickly.
 

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I've had those for about 10 years, the blades still look pretty good. A little deformed, but not chipped.

They say that they are for wire up to 2/0. I find it hard to cut wire that thick and break out the ratcheting cutters to cut 1/0 or thicker.
 

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DIYer4Life said:
I've had those for about 10 years, the blades still look pretty good. A little deformed, but not chipped. They say that they are for wire up to 2/0. I find it hard to cut wire that thick and break out the ratcheting cutters to cut 1/0 or thicker.
That because Klein used to be a good product.

These days their new stuff is crap
 

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Had a pair of Klein loppers. Dumped them for Channellock loppers. I've used the Kleins for up to #1 and they chipped. Switched to Channellock and no problems so far.
 

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HawkShock said:
Is "loppers" an Iowa word? I use the same vocabulary. Makes me giggle to see it in writing, however.
Haha I don't know I just always called em that. Makes sense to me
 

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I have the Milwaukee m 12 cable cutter.

That thing kicks ass
 

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I have the Milwaukee m 12 cable cutter.

That thing kicks ass
Until an apprentice go cut a triplex with it!:censored:
It happened once with my ex ratchet cuter, guy don't ask pemission, take my tool and ruined it!:furious: I made him pay me a brand new pair.
 
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